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Research Assistant

  • Location Alfred Health
  • Work Type Part Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions 1 Position
  • Applications Close At Closes in 3 days
    Published on 8 Jan 2020
  • Job no: 22431
  • Categories: Research, Other Research

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Fixed Term
  • Part Time: at least 45.6 hours a fortnight
  • Staff benefits


The Alfred Health Radiation Oncology provides cancer services for patients in the central South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Alfred Health is co-located and closely affiliated with Monash University including the department of Immunology located within the Burnet Centre.

The Role 

As Research Assistant (RA) you will perform research-related activities (including administrative and operational responsibilities) to support the research program of A/Prof Sashendra Senthi and A/Prof Menno van Zelm into the immune effects of immunotherapy for treatment of solid tumours. You will be in affiliation with the Alfred Health Radiation Oncology Department and the Monash University Department of Immunology and Laboratory, taking advantage of the clinical and laboratory expertise of both.

In the role you will be responsible for establishing protocols for cellular and molecular analysis of patients’ blood samples prior to and during immunotherapy. Such experimental activities include 15-color flow cytometry, in vitro stimulation and cytokine measurements.


  • Fantastic problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to assist administrative and managerial support
  • Ability to develop and follow procedures and protocols


As Research Assistant, you will be part of a team that works collaboratively with other organisations and leaders in the field. 

Other benefits include:

  • Discounted health insurance
  • Onsite gym
  • Child Care
  • Car parking
  • Salary Packaging

Enquires please contact Robin Smith on 9076 2360

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


  • Closes in 3 days - 22 Jan 2020
  • Published on 08 Jan 2020, 5:21 AM